Bruce Surname History
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- Bruce last name meaning & etymology
- Bruce spelling & pronunciation
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Bruce Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Bruce can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Bruce may be in dispute as result of whether the surname originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Bruce Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Bruce come may come from a profession, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these trade-based family names might be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is important to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Bruce are inspired by religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Bruce Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Bruce last name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Bruce were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in court, church, and government records. This could have led to misspellings of Bruce. Surnames like Bruce vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over the years.
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Bruce Family Tree
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- Jack Bruce
- Walter Millard Bruce 1891 - 1986
- Paralee Sparks Bruce 1890 - 1963
- Peggy Bruce
- Jewell Bruce
- Elijah Hamilton Bruce 1860 - 1939
- Sarah Hester Strickland Bruce 1868 - 1942
- William Bruce, Jr.
- Margaret Bruce
- Commodore Dewey Bruce